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Our big Commons project this summer is building the labyrinth. We’re getting excited as we finalize plans and raise money for materials. Ramona Kime has compiled some general information here about labyrinths and has included some information about our specific labyrinth. For those who haven’t walked a labyrinth, here are some guidelines on making your experience one that’s reflective and meaningful to you. Continue reading

In conjunction with Celebrating Charlotte events and “Arts Night Out”, First Congregational Church will be hosting a Quilt Exhibit in the sanctuary from 5pm till 8pm, Friday, June 15.  We are excited to include over 40 quilts from many local … Continue reading

On Sunday July 1st, we will present a family movie double-feature… A Spoon Full of Sing-Along! Starting at 6:30pm in the sanctuary, we will show the classic about a musical nanny who is practically perfect in every way. Join us while … Continue reading

JOIN US! During the Summer, each week on Monday nights we will have an evening story hour open to the public. Children ages 3 to 8 and their parents can join us for an hour of stories. Each child who … Continue reading

Change is constant in our lives and learning what we must do to work though the journey ahead will be both frustrating and ultimately exciting. We have begun the process with Rev. Dr. Campbell Lovett, Michigan Conference UCC meeting during the Board of Trustees. Join us at the next Advisory Meeting, June 21 as we set an Interim Pastor Search Committee. Continue reading

It was a dream come true, the bank property adjoining our church properties and annex became available for purchase. The price was right! the Endowment monies were increasing and the Board of Trustees and congregation began a journey into the … Continue reading

This seminar was a wonderful examination of beliefs and ethical teachings associated with various world religions with the goal of increasing our ability to acquire a greater awareness of and appreciation for the diversity and similarities among the world’s religions. Audio recordings are available HERE so that you might study various aspects of the world’s religions and enjoy a deepened capacity for compassion and respect towards others in general.

Click here to watch now! Continue reading

The effects of global warming threaten to only increase the scope, scale and number of disasters worldwide. UCC Disaster Ministries is a program of the United Church of Christ that responds to natural and human caused disasters all over world … Continue reading

Starting May 17th, James Leitner will begin a journey backpacking across country to help raise money for the Philadelphia Serengeti Alliance. All donation will go towards repairing broken wells and training communities how to maintain them in the Mara Region of Tanzania.

James will be here in Charlotte on Tuesday June 13th. Continue reading